published: Sunday, December 23, 2012
Search warrant results in arrest
Special to the News-Sun
LAKE PLACID - On Dec. 19 at approximately 6:30 p.m., following a lengthy investigation, members of the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit served a search warrant at 101 McGahee Ave. Apt. 105. During the search of the apartment a significant amount of cocaine, commonly packaged for sale, was recovered. Additionally, a smaller amount of prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia and more than $10,000 in cash was seized.
A short time after entry was made into the apartment, the resident, Terrence Sholtz, arrived at the scene and was taken into custody. Sholtz, 34, was charged with Possession of Harmful New Legend Drug Without a Prescription, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Sell within 1,000 feet of a Church and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Sholtz bonded out of jail in less than 24 hours with a bond of $17,000.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is requested to contact Detective Richard Kilborn of the Special Investigations Unit at 402-7389.
Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS(8477), or via the Internet at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. Anonymity is guaranteed.
Good work (by: B.Jean - 12/29/2012)
Thank you HCSO for the top notch work you do every day. Know that your work does not go unnoticed. There's not enough money printed that would make me want to do your job
drug traffickers (by: dolores solorzano - 12/28/2012)
highlands county sheriffs office just did us a great favor getting the scum of the street great job well done and thank GOD for susan benton sheriff of highlands county
drugs (by: Terry - 12/24/2012)
I would have shot them, but that's just me.
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